Kaolinovo Municipality

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Kaolinovo Municipality
Община Каолиново
Municipality
Kaolinovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Kaolinovo Municipality within Bulgaria and Shumen Province.
Coordinates: 43°35′N 27°5′E / 43.583°N 27.083°E / 43.583; 27.083Coordinates: 43°35′N 27°5′E / 43.583°N 27.083°E / 43.583; 27.083
Country  Bulgaria
Province (Oblast) Shumen
Admin. centre (Obshtinski tsentar) Kaolinovo
Area
 • Total 293 km2 (113 sq mi)
Population (December 2009)[1]
 • Total 12,251
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kaolinovo Municipality (Bulgarian: Община Каолиново) is a municipality (obshtina) in Shumen Province, Northeastern Bulgaria, located in the Ludogorie geographical region, part of the Danubian Plain. It is named after its administrative centre - the town of Kaolinovo.

The municipality embraces a territory of 293 km² with a population of 12,251 inhabitants, as of December 2009.[1]

Settlements[edit]

Kaspichan
Novi Pazar
Veliki Preslav
Smyadovo
Varbitsa
Hitrino
Venets
Nikola Kozlevo
Kaolinovo Municipality within Shumen Province

Kaolinovo Municipality includes the following 16 places (towns are shown in bold):

Town/Village Cyrillic Population[2][3][4]
(December 2009)
Kaolinovo Каолиново 1,538
Branichevo Браничево 1,220
Doyrantsi Дойранци 535
Dolina Долина 503
Gusla Гусла 664
Kliment Климент 1019
Lisi Vrah Лиси връх 69
Lyatno Лятно 584
Naum Наум 433
Omarchevo Омарчево 38
Pristoe Пристое 983
Sini Vir Сини вир 604
Sredkovets Средковец 642
Todor Ikonomovo Тодор Икономово 2,027
Takach Тъкач 718
Zagoriche Загориче 674
Total 12,251

Demography[edit]

The following table shows the change of the population during the last four decades.

Kaolinovo Municipality
Year 1975 1985 1992 2001 2005 2007 2009 2011
Population 20,916 19,382 13,556 12,544 12,518 12,456 12,251 12,093
Sources: Census 2001,[5] Census 2011,[6] „pop-stat.mashke.org“,[7]

Ethnic composition[edit]

According to the 2011 census, among those who answered the optional question on ethnic identification, the ethnic composition of the municipality was the following:

Ethnic group Population Percentage
Bulgarians 722 6.3%
Turks 8964 77.6%
Roma (Gypsy) 1675 14.5%
Other 12 0.1%
Undeclared 175 1.5%

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian provinces and municipalities in 2009
  2. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian towns in 2009
  3. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian villages under 1000 inhabitants - December 2009
  4. ^ (English) Bulgarian National Statistical Institute - Bulgarian Settlements 1000-5000 inhabitants - December 2009
  5. ^ National Statistical Institute - Census 2001
  6. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and age by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute
  7. ^ Population of Bulgarian divisions
  8. ^ Population by province, municipality, settlement and ethnic identification, by 01.02.2011; Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (Bulgarian)

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